The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers
What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    • Gracie

      If the keeper didn't report anything weird during those two weeks, I wonder if the principal keeper paid him to not say anything and then murdered the other two. Since he had asked just before arriving at the lighthouse with the others whether they could do an experiment to see how long it would take someone to get there between the thing being reported and them actually investigating. Since it was denied, maybe he opted to just bribe the keeper to keep silent. Since he wanted to know how long it would take for someone to come investigating, maybe he was planning out how long he'd have from the time he'd stop turning on the light (leaving the island) until someone would start looking for him. The journal said he was quiet, so what if he was just nervous about his plans. He could have drugged the other two which made them hallucinate and see the storm. Perhaps he was conducting some sort of experiment, and then killed them and left somehow, maybe by having some sort of accomplice pick him up or something.

    • Plant

      What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

    • valsol

      shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

    • Grace Linnea
      Grace Linnea

      Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

    • Yazmine Yacub
      Yazmine Yacub

      whenever i need to do scottish accents i just always say it how i think shrek would say it and i think you guys should try it too!!

  • Tray

    Ryan the rhyme master sprite.

  • Julie Dexter
    Julie Dexter

    Ryan: ...and they were lighthouse keepers! Me: My god, they were lighthouse keepers

  • puertoricanboy100

    Just to say, I think he gave up when he saw the alien juice

  • anaiaram

    absolutely delighted by shane's polyam theory hell yeah

  • Alaska Keyes
    Alaska Keyes

    This case is solved. Three lighthouse residents came upon a person that was washed up onto shore from a storm. The person had a box full of gold with him. When the gold didnt get to its rightful destination. The owner came looking for the gold. He recognized the boat his friend was using and started asking questions. Noticed the three were lying and killed them all. (Look up "THE VANISHING")

  • Lucky Pierre
    Lucky Pierre

    For obvious reasons I like the "they all 3 fell in love with each other and made a lighthouse keeper sandwich" theory.

  • Rotten Doll
    Rotten Doll

    I love the polyamorous theory so I’m going with that

  • puertoricanboy100

    I love WITCHER; But please NEVER ABANDON this series!!!🥰🙌

  • Ash H
    Ash H

    lighthouse keepers are moths

  • Lexi and friends
    Lexi and friends

    "oh that's a nice light you got there" and "let's get closer to the liiiight" = the lighthouse keepers were moths

  • malchiah ratcliff
    malchiah ratcliff

    Shane looks like markapliyer

  • Lyssa Bird
    Lyssa Bird


  • Daniel Schultz
    Daniel Schultz

    Ryan: three men in love- Shane: a tripod!! Me: you mean a polyamorous relationship? Also me: spitting out soda from laughter

  • T. Reza Budiansyah
    T. Reza Budiansyah

    Please cover the SS Ourang Medan ghost ship

  • RocketWoo

    that Scottish accent was cringe bros.

  • Arun Charles
    Arun Charles

    Back to having goosebumps every week yayy!

  • AncientLocksmith

    Did he really just suggest the lighthouse keepers were moth men? lmao

  • Z


  • Friendly Polytheist
    Friendly Polytheist

    Right off the bat, the sheep magic makes me think of Odysseus and Polythemus.

  • sv bilibruh
    sv bilibruh


  • Zoe Kielly
    Zoe Kielly

    i have one word for you: faeries

  • jaila witherspoon
    jaila witherspoon

    I would love to live in a lighthouse

  • AnamiHime

    Oikawa loves theory 3 🤣🤣🤣

  • Bhebhoyralph Mix Vlog
    Bhebhoyralph Mix Vlog

    I love magic because super exciting.

  • Julie Poirier
    Julie Poirier

    "Well I'm a sprite!" :))

  • Player 2
    Player 2

    Miss u heaps, sarah watkiss

  • Hamza Bajwa
    Hamza Bajwa

    I believe William Dafoe had something to do with this...perhaps a mermaid

  • ScarletSiren

    Shane's Fat Bastard (from Austin Powers, of course) impression is my favorite thing.

  • Greg S.
    Greg S.

    #3 Alien Abduction

  • V.V

    Shane would lose in a rhyming duel, and Ryan would win. That is the only thing I took from this video.

  • Jax and Luna
    Jax and Luna

    I am very offended by those accents lol

  • Charlie Bright
    Charlie Bright

    The most important thing i learned from this episode is that Ryan and Shane apparently think lighthouse keepers are moths.

  • Olivia Berg
    Olivia Berg

    You guys should play the video game based on this story!!!!

  • Lazy Carly
    Lazy Carly

    Im dying at the fact that Ryan thinks three people in love is called a tripod😂 Its a Triad but good on you for trying lol

  • Jae

    Really happy to see them like they really missed this segment in BUN.

  • anyah master
    anyah master

    Ourang medan next?

  • The Stallion
    The Stallion

    why’d ya spill yer beans

  • kankun

    What i think what was the guy who was watching the light house i think he killed them and clean the evidence???✌️

    • kankun

      Plus he did not told the other untill he was ask and said he could not see the light house so yeah i think it the light keeper watcher that my reason!!!!

  • lex

    I wonder if this inspired anything in the movie the Lighthouse at all?

  • Josephine Torpy
    Josephine Torpy

    20:38 They start sounding like the two Moose from Brother bear. 😂😂😂

  • Lyra S.
    Lyra S.

    "It says alien juice." The look of betrayal on Shane's face.

  • JiYa Things
    JiYa Things

    Shane's face when Ryan mentioned aliens lol

  • Florence

    For some reason I'm having major deja vu with this episode. I was sure that Shane and Ryan had already covered this case in the past, it's so weird. I guess I must have heard that story from another ITmores channel 🤔

  • Noodlepikmin

    A ITmoresr named Mr. Nightmare made a video about their disappearance

  • Christina Physician
    Christina Physician

    Ok but I thought supernatural was next 😫😭

  • Ezra Bolton
    Ezra Bolton

    3:35 when you love working at the light house

  • Danny

    This is a very cool mystery in the Cecil Hotel which has remained unsolved...

  • Lucy McClure
    Lucy McClure

    I am Scottish and was offended by that accent, also magic grass? Yeah common in Scotland

  • Virgie Ortega
    Virgie Ortega

    Enjoy you guys so much...don’t like Ryan’s occasional Shane’s put downs...but love the you all the all your!

  • nickc

    I wonder when they will do Timmothy Pitzen, but I think its a bit to soon

  • termeownator

    Shame they didn't teach the famous, "I put my orange 4-inch door hinge in storage and eat porridge with George" at lighthouse-keeper academy. Woulda put these blueboys right outta business

  • Lauren Smith
    Lauren Smith

    Scottish person here: bothys aren’t always in ruin ! They’re just small huts/buildings in the hills / rural areas that can be used as shelter or as a kitchen etc sometimes, you’re meant to leave them how you found them! Also we pronounce buoy as “boy” here haha

  • Catherine Patterson
    Catherine Patterson

    Rogue waves!

  • Ulfur Oli Jonsson
    Ulfur Oli Jonsson


  • Hefe The Frog
    Hefe The Frog

    been waiting for you guys. thanks for doing what you guys do, even if you don't want to ;)

  • Prince of Light
    Prince of Light

    Ryan: *demonic voice* Shane: Um... and that's it for today!

  • BelieveInMatter

    Can’t see or hear anybody talk about a lighthouse without hearing Willem Dafoe yelling at Robert Pattinson “I KNOW YE LIKED ME LOBSTARRR” 😂

  • Amanda Rivera
    Amanda Rivera

    I love how this is set in 1900 and the picture for Thomas Marshall is a dude in a hoodie 😂😂😂 I know that it’s not the real guy , just found it pretty funny.

  • Nils-Christian Nilsen
    Nils-Christian Nilsen

    6:47 is not Scotland but in Norway. I grew up in a town around 45min drive from there.

  • kelly f
    kelly f

    @ A_point_in_time13 i am pregnant with your baby. HELP

    • Sean Fitz
      Sean Fitz

      @kelly f when?

    • kelly f
      kelly f

      @Sean Fitz you are asking right now

    • Sean Fitz
      Sean Fitz

      that's crazy but who asked?

  • kelly f
    kelly f

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    kelly f

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  • Jeffrey Le Fevre
    Jeffrey Le Fevre

    Turns out there is just a little confusion about who's turn it is to stay on the island

  • TheRockerProject -
    TheRockerProject -

    They were just like the perfect storm they thought they made it through but then the eye of the storm made it through and they got hit with reality and another 300ft wave 🌊

  • fallincastle

    skyrim players: [heavy breathing]

  • Breanna Kelton
    Breanna Kelton

    they didnt find any remains because the seagulls ate them as punishment for their hubris

  • maria

    Congrats buzzfeed! You’ll get some views now🤣🤣🤣

  • Stephanie W
    Stephanie W

    Out of the two shocking attempts at a Scots accent, I'd say Shane was the best... 😂

  • drexen 69
    drexen 69

    What if a rogue boat carrying contraband passed by and took them's possible

  • jalapeno vidz
    jalapeno vidz

    I need views please!!!

  • Mystic Fire
    Mystic Fire

    I don't know why but I kinda waited for the Titanic song to play as they explored the possibility of the men running away together 😂

  • Nicole

    Shane really said a mystery that's lasted 200 years can be solved by irresponsible polyamorous gays and we all went yeah why not

  • Jason Ryan
    Jason Ryan

    Gentlemen, given that Holloween is an Irish invention, and Ireland is haunted as f**k, you should come here 🤷‍♂️ We'd be glad to have you when the covid is banished. Really love your videos, keep them coming 👍

  • Jack F
    Jack F

    Ryans description of the workers liking light makes it sound a lot like human moths

  • Charlotte Lyman
    Charlotte Lyman

    Ryan is READY to rap battle a sprite lmao

  • MagicMegtastic!

    no one: Shane: I LovE wOrKIng aT tHe LigHtHoOse

  • roaring tiger
    roaring tiger

    28 year old killed the two forty year olds. Made the place look like nothing happened and got off the island. Guilty of murder kept a low profile and lived out the rest of his life in America.

  • Christopher Ocampo
    Christopher Ocampo

    I ship it

  • Apparently Sarah Video projects
    Apparently Sarah Video projects

    These two look like quarantine got to them and got to them hard

  • Alexis Beittel
    Alexis Beittel

    Here are some I think would be interesting - The Dagg-Shawville Poltergeist - Pyjama girl murder in Australia, - Frederick Valentich, - Mr Cruel - Bogle-Chandler case - the Swamp Lady

  • ꧁TheJokerInPink꧂

    I’ve missed this. 🥺

  • Tail Baby
    Tail Baby

    Theory: All lighthouse keepers are moths

  • Olivia Osment
    Olivia Osment

    Is there not another story supposed to be posted today?


    Yess!!! Ryan and shane!!! Best duo ever on buzz feed. 💕😝💅

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